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Freightliner Battery Electric Truck Now In Action

Two battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia Trucks have entered in to service in Southern California.


Daimlar Trucks North America (DTNT) intends increasing this test fleet to 30 units by the end of the year.


“We are excited… We are hoping for so much feedback so we can tune it into our future product.”- Andreas Juretzka (Director of product development for e-mobility).

At this stage it is acknowledged that electric trucks are to mainly operate in localised distances.

While the development of electric vehicles into the overall trucking industry will be prolonged, success in the development of battery technology is building the reality of electric drive challenging internal combustion.


Full Article: TT News

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